How to Save the Most on Heating This Winter

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Las Vegas enjoys mild winters, with the coldest nights only dropping down into the 40s. The heating system in your home won’t need to run constantly during this time of year, but it can still raise your energy bills higher than necessary if you aren’t careful.

To avoid paying more for your home heating than you should this winter, there are a number of steps you can take. We’re here to help you whenever you need assistance with improving your residential heating.

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The Benefits of Duct Sealing This Fall

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

Have you noticed any of the following recently when your AC (or heater) is running?

  • Strange rattling sounds coming from the vents.
  • Musty or moldy smells in the rooms.
  • Hot or cold spots in the house where you don’t expect them.
  • A rise in utility bills that doesn’t correspond to an increase in cooling or heating use.

All of these signs can point toward damage in the air ducts that’s allowing air to escape from them. This is a common trouble with residential ventilation systems that can easily escape people’s notice. Although there are other possibilities for these symptoms, you should contact HVAC specialists and have the ductwork tested to make sure. If you have leaky ducts, professional duct sealing will solve the problem.

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The Heating Benefits of Heat Pumps in Las Vegas

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Las Vegas isn’t known for its cold snaps. Right now we’re going through “cooler” weather, which means an average high in the low 80s. In the middle of winter, the night time temperatures will drop to levels where many homes will need heating assistance—but it’s still about as mild a winter as you’ll find in the continental U.S. What’s the best way to heat your home in this area? 

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A Word about Heating Maintenance (Yes, You Need It)

Monday, October 10th, 2016

When you see the word “heating” in a post right now, you’ll probably think that we’ve lost our minds. Yes, it’s a bit cooler right now in Las Vegas—meaning temperatures are now in the high 80s at their peak, and maybe dipping into the high 60s at night—but that’s still nothing that requires using a heating system for comfort.

However, October is the time of the year when we start advising our customers to arrange for annual maintenance for their heating systems. During the winter, Vegas will start to experience some cold nights when the temperature drops into the low 40s. That may sound like tropical vacation to a person who lives in Minnesota, but it is still cold enough that your house will need to have its heating system running. You want to make sure that your home’s heater will run, and will run without wasting power.

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The Fall Heat Wave: Some Tips to Help Your AC Cope with It

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

People who live in Las Vegas know that the start of the fall doesn’t mean an escape from summer heat. Often, temperatures spike during the end of September and beginning of October, and that means a last extremely rough period for air conditioning systems before the (somewhat) cooler weather starts. We have some tips on coping with the heat at this time of year to make your hard-working air conditioner’s job a bit easier.

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